Tag Archives: Pete Buttigieg

Pete Buttigieg: My Marriage Might Depend On What’s About To Happen In Senate With Amy Coney Barrett

The Guardian reports: Speaking on Fox News Sunday, Pete Buttigieg, who married his husband Chasten in 2018, indicated that the court’s 2015 decision that made same-sex marriage legal was among a number of rulings a strong conservative majority could look to overturn. Republicans are seeking to seat Barrett before the 3 November general election. The Senate judiciary committee will vote …

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Buttigieg Drops Truth Bomb On Fox: Why Does Pence Want To Run With Someone Caught With A Porn Star?

Last night Fox News hosts tried to corner Pete Buttigieg on policy differences between Kamala Harris and Joe Biden. It did not go well. “Well, there’s a classic parlor game of trying to find a little bit of daylight between running mates,” Buttigieg replied. “If people want to play that game, we could look into why an evangelical Christian like …

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Mayor Pete Role-Plays As Pence In Harris Debate Prep

Bloomberg News reports: Kamala Harris’s team is working to manage public expectations that her upcoming debate with Vice President Mike Pence will present her with an easy opponent, despite her withering attacks on Democratic rivals in earlier presidential primary debates. As the Democratic vice-presidential nominee readies for the face-off on Oct. 7 in Salt Lake City, her team has cast …

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Pete Buttigieg Joins Joe Biden’s Transition Team

The Hill reports: Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden added several former Obama administration officials as well as former South Bend, Ind. mayor and presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg to his transition team. According to multiple media outlets, former National Security advisor Susan Rice and former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates are joining the transition team. New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham …

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Buttigieg To Launch Podcast: “The Deciding Decade”

South Bend’s ABC News affiliate reports: Former South Bend Mayor and presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is launching a podcast, he announced on Wednesday. The new podcast will be called “The Deciding Decade” and will be released by iHeartMedia. “We know that this, the first year of the 2020s, has been one of chaos and anguish,” Buttigieg said in the announcement …

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Pete Buttigieg Displays Wedding Ring In Biden Tribute

The South Bend Tribune reports: Former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, pointing to his own experience as an openly gay Afghanistan war veteran and presidential candidate, touted Democratic nominee Joe Biden Thursday night as someone who would help more Americans feel like they “belong.” Underscoring that theme of belonging, Buttigieg addressed the virtual Democratic National Convention from LangLab, the South …

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LIVE VIDEO: Biden Rallies With Klobuchar And Buttigieg

CBS News reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden is bringing some fresh support to his campaign rally at 7:30 p.m. at Gilley’s Dallas Monday. Amy Klobuchar, who ended her Democratic presidential campaign on Monday, and Pete Buttigieg, who ended his on Sunday, plan to endorse rival Joe Biden in an effort to unify moderate voters behind the former vice president’s …

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Pete Buttigieg To Endorse Joe Biden In Dallas Tonight

The Dallas Morning News reports: Sen. Amy Klobuchar abruptly quit the presidential race on Monday and threw her support to Joe Biden, as centrist Democrats began banding together in an effort to stop Sen. Bernie Sanders. She will join Biden in Dallas on Monday night for a rally at Gilley’s honkytonk on the eve of Super Tuesday, as the former …

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Limbaugh: Buttigieg “Got Away With” Kissing Chasten

“So, you know what happened in there in this meeting, in this phone call. They got Mayor Pete in there, and they told him, man, your future is bright. Look at what you — you laid down out there that you’re gay. You’ve got your husband, you’re getting — kissing him on the stage. You get away with it. Everything’s …

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Trump: Dems Made Buttigieg Drop Out To Hurt Sanders

The Atlantic reports: Not so long ago, Donald Trump seemed obsessed with just one of the Democrats vying to replace him: Joe Biden. Over the past year, as the former vice president became the front-runner, Trump’s campaign spent about $270,000 on Facebook ads targeting Biden—more than it spent against other top candidates. Then Biden began to collapse and Bernie Sanders …

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Breaking: Pete Buttigieg Ends Historic White House Bid

The New York Times reports: Pete Buttigieg, the former small-city Indiana mayor and first openly gay major presidential candidate, has decided to quit the Democratic race, a person briefed on Mr. Buttigieg’s plans said on Sunday, following a crushing loss in the South Carolina primary where his poor performance with black Democrats signaled an inability to build a broad coalition …

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Buttigieg: Staying In Race Is Best Thing For Country

The Hill reports: Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said Sunday that staying in the race is the best thing he can do for both his party and the country. “Every day I am getting up, looking at how we can do what is best for the party, that is why we got into this race in the first place,” Buttigieg  …

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Final Iowa Results Issued, AP Won’t Declare Winner

Via press release from the Iowa Democratic Party: Today, the Iowa Democratic Party announced the results of the limited-scope recount requests from the Buttigieg and Sanders campaigns. The results from the recounted precincts can be found here. The recount process resulted in no change to National Delegate allocation. Over a two-day period beginning Tuesday, February 25, recount administrators recounted the …

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South Carolina Newspaper Endorses Pete Buttigieg

From the editorial board of South Carolina’s The State: The Democratic Party’s presidential nominee will face a formidable general election opponent in Republican President Donald Trump, an incumbent armed with a strong economic record and a force of personality that has spawned a fiercely loyal base of supporters. It is vital, then, for the Democrats to nominate an energetic, disciplined …

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Buttigieg Courts SC Black Voters With Military Record

Reuters reports: Pete Buttigieg, the only veteran in the top tier of candidates seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, is turning to South Carolina’s large military community to help shore up his nagging lack of support among black voters. The primary on Saturday in the diverse southern state is seen as an important durability test for the 38-year-old former mayor of …

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Buttigieg Camp Alleges Nevada Early Vote Miscount

The Nevada Independent reports: Former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s campaign, in a letter sent to the Nevada State Democratic Party just before midnight on Sunday, is alleging numerous errors in how early vote totals were folded into the Caucus Day process. The campaign is asking the party to provide early vote and in-person vote totals by precinct, correct any …

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Pete Buttiegieg Unloads On Sanders: He Doesn’t “Give A Damn” About His Effect On Downticket Democrats

“I congratulate my competitors on a vigorous campaign here in Nevada, and I congratulate Senator Sanders on a strong showing today, knowing that we celebrate many of the same ideals. But before we rush to nominate Senator Sanders in our one shot to take on this president, let us take a sober look at what is at stake for our …

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Glenn Beck: Buttigieg Can’t “Pick And Choose” From The Same Bible That Calls For Stoning Him To Death

“A lot of people would find [Pete Buttigieg’s] lifestyle antithetical to what is found in the Bible. I mean, you just — Pete, you can’t make this claim. ‘You know, I just don’t know how you would vote for him because the way he lives his life, I mean, you know, you can’t find that in the Bible.’ “Well, you …

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San Diego Newspaper Endorses Pete Buttigieg

From the editorial board of the San Diego Union Tribune: Buttigieg is best suited to beat Trump because of his centrist policies, his military experience, his (admittedly small-scale) executive experience and the enthusiasm he’s inspired, with better fundraising and national polling, bigger campaign crowds and more news coverage than Klobuchar.  He has shown he can manage a national campaign successfully. …

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Buttigieg And Klobuchar Trade Ugly Barbs At Debate

Politico reports: The hostility building between the two Midwestern Democrats burst dramatically into the open in Nevada, as they clashed repeatedly on the debate stage and tried to slash the momentum out of each other’s campaigns. Klobuchar and Buttigieg have fought before over their experience and their political records in past debates — but the feud took a deeply personal …

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